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Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

2020 Budget: Federal government to reintegrate ex-militants with N65 billion

The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
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Benue Assembly: Titus Uba re-elected speaker unopposed

Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, was returned unopposed as Speaker of the ninth Assembly after a motion of nomination was moved by Terkaa Ucha representing Tiev State Constituency and seconded by Agnes Uloko representing Ado state constituency.

Benue elections: Court dismiss suit on certificate of return

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court on Friday dismissed a suit by a House of Representative candidate in the February 23 general elections, Ogewu, David Agada, seeking to be issued with a certificate of return.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Boniface Odeh: We align with President Buhari in all efforts to make Nigeria great...

Prof. Boniface Odeh, a community leader, has said that the Igede people of Benue State have confidence in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Senator Mark: How I evaded impeachment as senate president for eight years

A former Senate President, Senator David Mark, on Wednesday revealed how he ran the affairs of the Senate successfully for eight uninterrupted years without stepping on the proverbial banana peels.

Police parade alleged serial rapist in Ogun

The Ogun Police Command has paraded an alleged serial rapist, Ayodele Odebiyi, for raping a 22-year-old girl.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Benue elections: Governor Ortom leads as INEC concludes collation

Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, heads for victory as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the results of the 23rd local government area, LGA, in Benue State.

Benue elections: Governor Ortom in early lead in governorship polls

Gov. Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has taken an early lead in Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections in the state.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar wins in Benue

Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has defeated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to win the Presidential election in Benue.

APC cries foul as Benue Assembly suspends six council chairmen

The Benue House of Assembly has suspended six local government chairmen for three months over alleged misappropriation of public funds and gross misconduct.

Over 30 PDP members die in road accident in Benue

No fewer than 30 persons who are also members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State may have lost their lives in a tragic road accident in the state.

UNICEF organises quiz competition to mark 2018 Global Hand Washing Day

As part of activities marking the 2018 Global Hand Washing Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Monday, organised quiz competition in schools across the 23 local government areas of Benue State as well as in the eight internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in the state.

Governor Ortom: I’m being persecuted for grazing law

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he is being persecuted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led government because he dared to sign the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Bill into law.

Benue legislators: Impeached Speaker was highhanded

Members of the Benue House of Assembly, who impeached their Speaker, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange, on Tuesday, have claimed that they showed him the red card because he was “highhanded”.

Police uncover illegal gun factory in Benue

Owoseni, who led his men to the site of the factory located at Amyuwogbu-Ibilla in Oju, said the legal factory owner, Abi Odah, was arrested alongside his son, Kingsley Abi, and one other, Thomas Ode, alias Tommy Tommy.

Democracy Day: Governor Ortom builds 40 healthcare centres in three years

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Tuesday that his administration had built no fewer than 40 healthcare centres in the state in the last three years.

JAMB assures candidates of hitch-free UMTE in Benue

Mr Oise Ofala, the Benue Coordinator of Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB), has assured candidates writing the Unified Tertiary Examinations (UMTE) in the state of hitch-free examination.

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Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

2020 Budget: Federal government to reintegrate ex-militants with N65 billion

The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.

NUPENG raises the alarm over bad roads, extortion by touts

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has raised the alarm over the worsening state of roads , especially Federally owned ones across the country. This was even as it condemned the rising wave of harassment of its members by touts, popularly called area boys.
Real Madrid are reportedly tracking the progress of Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.

Real Madrid ‘tracking progress’ of Rennes starlet

Camavinga has enjoyed a breakthrough campaign under Julien Stéphan, starting all nine Ligue 1 games thus far.

Stranger disappears with one-year-old child in Ebonyi

There was anxiety in the Ogbe Hausa area of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, as a stranger reportedly disappeared with a one-year-old child, Esomchi Oyoke.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).